Everton signed Burnley winger Dwight McNeil on Thursday in a deal price a reported £20 million ($24 million).
McNeil agreed a five-year contract with Everton as he made a rapid return to the Premier League following Burnley’s relegation final season.
The 22-year-old scored seven objectives in 137 Premier League appearances for the Clarets.
McNeil, who began his profession at Manchester United earlier than becoming a member of the Burnley academy, is trying ahead to working for Everton supervisor Frank Lampard.
“It’s an incredible feeling to signal. Once I heard about Everton’s curiosity I wished to get it achieved immediately due to the membership and the way good the crew is,” McNeil stated.
“I really feel taking part in beneath a supervisor like Frank Lampard, he’ll assist me to get my stats up. That’s what I need to do and enhance my recreation.
“Chatting with the supervisor about what they need going ahead, it actually excited me and appealed to me. I wished to be a part of it.”
Lampard has been eager to revamp Everton’s squad after saving them from relegation following his arrival to switch Rafael Benitez within the second half of the season.
McNeil turns into Everton’s third close-season signing, becoming a member of former Burnley team-mate James Tarkowski and Ruben Vinagre, who’s on a season-long mortgage from Sporting Lisbon.
“I’ve been a giant admirer of Dwight for a while. He has enormous expertise and is strictly the kind of participant we need to convey into the squad to assist us enhance,” Lampard stated.
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